Championship: Fabian Gumz Takes the Lead, But Milen Stefanov Doubles The Following Hand to Retake It

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
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Level 36:  250,000/500,000 with a 500,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 988

Milen Stefanov raised to 1,300,000 from the button Fabian Gumz called from the big blind.

They checked to the turn of a Jc5d10dJd board where Gumz bet 1,800,000. Stefanov called.

The river was the 8s, Gumz bet 1,300,000 and Stefanov called.

Gumz tabled 9d8h for jacks and eights, Stefanov mucked and Gumz won the pot to take the chip lead.

Fabian Gumz – 21,950,000 (44 bb)
Milen Stefanov – 17,550,000  (35 bb)

The following hand,  Gumz raised to 1,000,000 from the button and Stefanov called.

The flop came down 2d9d7h and Stefanov check-called 2,000,000 from Gumz.

The turn was the Qd, Stefanov led for 4,000,000 and Gumz called.

The river was the 6s, Stefanov shoved for 10,100,000 and Gumz used his remaining four time extensions before he called.

Stefanov tabled 8s5s for a rivered nine-high straight, besting Gumz’s Kd9s to double back into the chip lead.

Milen Stefanov – 34,600,000 (69 bb)
Fabian Gumz – 4,900,000 (10 bb)

Championship: Another Double for Fabian Gumz

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Fabian Gumz limped his button, Milen Stefanov raised all in with a covering stack and Gumz called all in for 8,600,000.

Gumz: QsQd
Stefanov: 3d3h

The board ran out 6cJcJd10dAd, safe for Gumz to double up once again.

Fabian Gumz – 17,700,000 (35 bb)
Milen Stefanov – 21,800,000 (44 bb)

Championship: Fabian Gumz Doubles Up

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Players Remaining:  2 of 988

Fabian Gumz

Milen Stefanov limped his button, Fabian Gumz raised all in from the big blind for 5,975,000 and Stefanov called.

Stefanov: QhQs
Gumz: Ac9c

The flop came down 8c6h3c, keeping Stefanov ahead but giving Gumz a flush draw.

The turn was the 7d, giving Gumz additional outs to a straight.

The river was the Qc, giving Gumz the nut flush on the river to double up and survive.

Fabian Gumz – 12,350,000 (31 bb)
Milen Stefanov – 27,150,000 (68 bb)

Championship: David Novosel – 3rd Place ($260,845)

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Level 35:  200,000/400,000 with a 400,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 988

David Novosel

David Novosel raised to 850,000 from the button and Milen Stefanov called from the big blind.

The flop came down 10hJs2c and Stefanov check-called 700,000 from Novosel.

The turn was the 10s, Stefanov led for 1,350,000 and Novosel called.

The river was the 6d, Stefanov bet effectively 6,500,000 and Novosel used two time extensions before he called all in with Ks6s for tens and sixes.

Stefanov, however, tabled Jc10c for a full house, tens full of jacks, to eliminate Nososel in third place.

Milen Stefanov – 33,275,000 (84 bb)
David Novosel – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($260,845)